In 2017, Halifax County, NC had a population of 52.3k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $33,573. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Halifax County, NC declined from 52,849 to 52,300, a -1.04% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,549 to $33,573, a 3.15% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Halifax County, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (52.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%), and White (Hispanic) (1.57%). N/A% of the people in Halifax County, NC speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Halifax County, NC are Halifax Community College (616 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Halifax County, NC is $86,500, and the homeownership rate is 63.1%. Most people in Halifax County, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Halifax County, NC is 2 cars per household.